NETmundial conference achieves objectives

Apr 30, 2014, 11:15 AM EDT
In this photo illustration, Aereo.com, a web service that provides television shows online, is shown on an iPad Mini, on April 22, 2014 in New York City.
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Representatives from various countries met in Brazil last week to discuss the general concept of internet governance as it has come to light that the U.S. uses the internet to conduct massive surveillance at home and abroad. The U.S. has agreed to hand over the last bits of ownership of domain names to a multistakeholder community.

Background:

A Major Win for the Open Internet [The White House]

The Way We Govern the Internet Is a Model in International Cooperation [Huffington Post]

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